ClearShift is a minimalistic subreddit theme for reddit platform which i built and continuously updated over 3 years span. To improve this theme i took feedback across various subreddits, /r/Windows10 is a prime example of this theme.
/r/Windows10 was the first subreddit to get treatment of ClearShift V3 theme, feedback from users and Microsoft employees influenced some of the changes.
/r/Olympics community during 2016 Olympic was using /r/ClearShift theme and thus it was seen by 3 million unique users and viewed 22 million times during the month of olympic games.
ClearShift Night Mode supports both RES night mode and CSS night mode.
Header stickies code is already in the main code of ClearShift so all you have to do is use this template, modify its text, link and then simply put it into sidebar through "subreddit settings" section. Example of these stickies also provided in sidebar.css file.
#Sticky - Classic blue sticky
#Stickyg - Green color sticky for important announcements or moderator posts
#Update - Blue stickie with word "Update" instead of sticky, can be used for follow up threads, software updates
Expandable sections on hover sections useful for rules, related subreddits section or even flair toggles if you have them on your subreddit. It's really easy to set up, all you need is put three hash tags and text after them ###General rules, expandable section example shown below.
Download ClearShift and extract its content.
2. Upload icons and ClearShift.css into stylesheet. Note: Upload icons spritesheet first.
3. Upload Sidebar.md placeholder content into subreddit settings sidebar section (make sure to leave
(#/RES_SR_Config/NightModeCompatible) at the bottom of the sidebar as it's required for RES night mode)
and then upload
look and feel section.
4. In subreddit settings change custom labels to "Submit Link" and "Submit Text"
5. Enjoy the theme! If you have any questions regarding the theme make a post over at /r/ClearShift subreddit.
For CSS related questions /r/CSShelp subreddit is the place worth visiting.